Illini Success

At Illinois, we don’t just give you the complete college experience. We prepare you for what comes next.

What Are Our Graduates Doing?

Learn what Illini do after they graduate, including where they're employed, the average salaries they're making, and what graduate schools they're attending.

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Practicing Diplomacy

Recent alumnus Larry is bringing a little bit of Chicago to Cameroon, his first post in the Foreign Service.

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11,300 unique employers recruiting Illini each year

Big Names at Illinois

Our students attract some of the biggest names out there. In fact, 86 Fortune 100 companies recruit our students each year!

  • 3M
  • AbbVie
  • ADM
  • AIG
  • Albertsons
  • Allstate
  • Alphabet
  • Amazon
  • American Airlines
  • American Express
  • AmerisourceBergen
  • Anthem
  • Apple
  • AT&T
  • Bank of America
  • Berkshire Hathaway
  • Best Buy
  • Boeing
  • Capital One
  • Cardinal Health
  • Caterpillar
  • Centene
  • Chase
  • Chevron
  • Cigna
  • Cisco
  • Citigroup
  • Coca-Cola
  • CVS
  • Dell
  • Delta
  • Disney
  • DuPont
  • Exelon
  • ExxonMobil
  • Facebook
  • Fannie Mae
  • FedEx
  • Ford
  • Freddie Mac
  • General Dynamics
  • GE
  • GM
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HCA Healthcare
  • Home Depot
  • Honeywell
  • HP
  • Humana
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • John Deere
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Lowe's
  • McKesson
  • Merck
  • MetLife
  • Microsoft
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nationwide
  • New York Life
  • Nike
  • Oracle
  • PepsiCo
  • Pfizer
  • Phillips 66
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Progressive
  • Prudential
  • State Farm
  • Sysco
  • Target
  • TIAA
  • TJX
  • Tyson
  • United Airlines
  • United Technologies
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • UPS
  • Valero
  • Verizon
  • Walgreens
  • Walmart
  • Wells Fargo

How We'll Help You Plan Your Future

Our Career Center will be here to guide you when you're ready to start thinking about life after graduation. Participate in resume reviews, career coaching, professional advising, mock interviews, and more.

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#1 return on investment in the Big Ten
(PayScale)

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470,000+ living alumni, one of the largest networks of its kind

successful Illinois business students

2nd highest average mid-career salaries in the Big Ten
(PayScale)

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